The Recent Items & Overdue Tasks menus are both located on the right of the top navigation bar. The records displayed are for the authenticated logged-on user.
Recent Items displays a list of the recent activity you have completed providing a direct link to the associate matter or contact, allowing you to quickly navigate back to what you were working on.
Overdue Tasks are tasks that have a due date prior to today. The Overdue task list displays up to five overdue tasks, by clicking on the selected task the user will be navigated to the associated matter or contact task page and the task displayed in edit mode.
There is also a View all overdue tasks link that navigates the user to their full Overdue task list.